Visual Timeline: Kapilavastu
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700 BCE: The state of Kosala becomes a great power and exerts political influence over its neighbours, including the Shakya state.
563 BCE - 483 BCE: The life of Siddhartha Gautama according to modern scholarly consensus.
399 CE: A Buddhist Chinese pilgrim named Faxian (Fa-Hien) visited Kapilavastu and Lumbini. as recorded in his work "A Record of the Buddhistic kingdoms".
627 CE: A Buddhist Chinese pilgrim named Xuanzang (Hsüan-tsang) visited Kapilavastu as recorded in his work "Buddhist Records of the Western World".